Ondo gives free eye glasses, skin protecting creams to albinos

By Samuel Faleye, Akure

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has commenced the process of giving free eye glasses and sun protection creams to albinos in the state.

The development is to ameliorate the pains of these special people and prevent them from having skin cancer, sun burns and freckles usually caused by the scourging sun.

The Secretary , Agency for the Welfare of Persons With Disabilities, Mrs Olutope Fasuyi who made this known said this group of persons have been neglected for too long thus deserve to be given a sense of belonging.

She said the government is making this move due to the discovery that the Sun is the cause of their Skin cancer and freckles rather than the believe that salt is the bane of their problems.

Fashuyi appealed to Albinos in the State to take advantage of this opportunity availed them by the State Government which is the first of its kind since the creation of the state.

She urged parents and guardians to bring their children immediately for eye test at the agency’s office at the Ondo state Development and Property Corporation, Ijapo,Akure.

According to her, the eye glasses and sun protection creams would be distribute after eye test exercise.

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